Communication officers from the University of Dar es Salaam (Main Campus and DUCE), ministries, public institutions and local governments participated in the public education stakeholders’ annual meeting held at Cate Hotel in Morogoro from 20th to 24th February 2023.
This annual meeting which was organized by Tanzania Broadcasting Cooperation (TBC) aimed at promoting capacity building to about 135 communication officers. Specifically, it aimed at sharing work experiences, receiving new insights and enabling transformations as per newly developing technology.
In this meeting, apart from co-chairing the discussion and presentations, UDSM team exhibited its programmes, products and services.
Speaking during the opening ceremony, the Deputy Minister of Information, Communication and Information Technology, Eng. Kundo Mathew (MP) reminded Communication officers to effectively work as a bridge between the government and the public. He further said communication officers are important organs towards national development.
During this event, Communication officers received theoretical and practical training on various areas related to communication including strategic communication, persuasive communication, digital marketing, production of graphics, mobile journalism, podcast journalism, patriotism and governance.
In his closing remarks, the Minister of Information, Communication and Information Technology, Hon. Nape Nnauye (MP) said communication officers should continue publicizing the national strategic development projects effectively and proactively for the interest of the public